Category: Eastern Victoria Region

Benefits Flow For Macalister Irrigators

The Andrews Labor Government’s ongoing investment in the Macalister Irrigation District is supporting local farmers and creating local jobs. Minister for Water Lisa Neville and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today joined representatives from Southern Rural Water to mark completion of the $32 million first phase of the Macalister Irrigation Modernisation Project, and to […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Water

Works Complete On First Ever Cath Lab In Gippsland

Gippsland’s first ever catheterisation laboratory for cardiac surgery at Latrobe Regional Hospital is now complete, and will soon give patients quicker access to life saving surgery, closer to home. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today toured the state-of-the-art cardiac cath lab, built as part of the $73 million […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Health

Latrobe Valley GovHub On Track To Boost Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for expressions of interest (EOI) to build a new Government hub in Morwell, which will support hundreds of jobs in the heart of the Latrobe Valley. Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today announced the opening of the EOI process for the new GovHub complex, which will be home […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Search Begins For Latrobe Health Advocate

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with implementing a key recommendation of the re-opened Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry by appointing a Latrobe Health Advocate. The Advocate will provide community-wide leadership to improve the health and wellbeing of people in the Latrobe Valley community. The Advocate is vital to the development of the Latrobe Health […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Health

Helping Former Hazelwood Workers Get Their Skills Recognised

Former Hazelwood power plant workers are getting their skills recognised to boost their employment prospects as they look for new jobs and opportunities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing at Federation Training in Morwell today to present certificates to the first […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Expanding Help For Latrobe Valley Families

More parents and their babies in the Latrobe Valley are getting the extra support they need through the Andrews Labor Government’s expansion of the Maternal Child Health Service. Around 600 additional families will be supported through the expanded Enhanced Maternal Child Health Service until their child turns three. Previously, this intensive support cut out after […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Families and Children

A New Plan To Boost Tourism And Jobs In Gippsland

The Andrews Labor Government today announced a new Destination Management Plan to boost visitors, investment and jobs in Gippsland. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren at the Port of Sale to launch the plan, which will investigate options to increase visitors and invest in infrastructure at […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Safe And Affordable Financial Help For Morwell Families

Struggling families in the Latrobe Valley can now access safe and affordable financial services at a new one-stop shop in Morwell. The Good Money hub provides access to zero or low interest loans, financial counselling and affordable insurance. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos today officially opened the hub in Morwell, which has already […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Families and Children

Continuing The Conversation With Gippsland Locals

Representatives from the local community, industry and the Andrews Labor Government will come together tonight in Sale for the second annual Gippsland Regional Assembly. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford said the Assembly was an important opportunity to discuss the future of the region, its priorities, and the Labor Government’s ongoing partnership with local communities. […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

More Services And More Choice For Regional Passengers

The Andrews Labor Government is getting more regional passengers to all their favourite weekend and evening events, with 151 new train services to start next month. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today unveiled the new V-Line timetable that will begin on 27 August and boost services across the state. The new timetable will add […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Northern Victoria Region, Western Victoria Region